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Young is in Gila County, in the Payson metro area.
Some say the community was named after Ola Young, first postmistress; others believe it was named for her father, cattleman William Young
The latitude of Young is 34.101N. The longitude is -110.963W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,187 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 561.
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18% of Young residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Young ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Young was $12,177, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Young residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Young, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $611.
Libraries in Young include Young Public Library ... View libraries
Gila County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Young political report.
The average commute time for Young workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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